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Marinus Goote Collection

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Abstract

Biographical Note

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Call Letters

Letters Sent Home When Overseas During WWII

Military Orders, WWII

WWII Period. Press Releases - C.B.I. Theater

Back to God Hour Meditations and Bible Outlines

Pastor Peter's Diary and Radio Messages

Miscellaneous Material - Diaries and Correspondence



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Marinus Goote Collection, 1932-1998 | Heritage Hall, Hekman Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Marinus Goote Collection, 1932-1998Add to your cart.

ID: COLL/361

Primary Creator: Goote, Marinus (1912-1999)

Extent: 4.4 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Minister of the Christian Reformed Church, United States Army Chaplain (Major) in the Asia theater (1943-1945). Collection includes: call letters, letters sent home when overseas 1943-1945, military orders, press releases in the China-Burma-India Theater, Back to God Hour meditations, Bible Outlines, Pastor Peter's Diary, radio messages, diaries, correspondence, sermons, sermon outlines, articles, and mementos.

Biographical Note

Marinus Goote was born on July 14, 1912 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Goote made his confession of faith in 1929 at Alpine Ave. Church. He attended Calvin College and Calvin Theological Seminary. He graduated from the Seminary in 1939 earning his Th.B.  He was ordained on Sept. 28, 1939 at Aetna Christian Reformed Church.  With the outbreak of World War II, Rev. Goote served as a Chaplain for the U.S. Army.  He was stationed in the Asian theater from 1943 to 1945. He ministered to troops in India, Burma, and China. He also assisted in hospitals, and travelled with wounded soldiers.

Returning from the war, Goote served several other congregations, Allen Avenue, Muskegon, Michigan (1946-1951); Second Lynden, Washington (1951-1954); Evergreen Park, Chicago (1954-1962); Boston Square, Grand Rapids, Michigan (1962-1972); Immanuel, Grand Rapids, Michigan (1972-1977). In November of 1977 Rev. Goote retired.  During his career he was a delegate to the Synod 6 different times. He also served on the Board of Trustee of Calvin College and Seminary.  During retirement, Goote stayed active as the chaplain of the Wyoming, Michigan fire department. He also worked with the denominational archives in Calvin College's Heritage Hall.

Marinus Goote married Emma Schaap in November 1937. Together they had four daughters. Two weeks after his wife of sixty-two years passed, so too did Marinus Groote on February 27, 1999.


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[Series 1: Call Letters, 1939-1972],
[Series 2: Letters Sent Home When Overseas During WWII, 1943-1945],
[Series 3: Military Orders, WWII, 1943-1945],
[Series 4: WWII Period. Press Releases - C.B.I. Theater, 1943-1945],
[Series 5: Back to God Hour Meditations and Bible Outlines, 1962-1990],
[Series 6: Pastor Peter's Diary and Radio Messages, 1941-1979],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous Material - Diaries and Correspondence, 1933-1992],
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Series 5: Back to God Hour Meditations and Bible Outlines --- 1962-1990Add to your cart.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Family Altar, July 1962:  That You May BelieveAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: Family Altar, Aug. 1966:  Footsteps of PeterAdd to your cart.
Folder 3: Family Altar, Aug. 1969:  From an Ephesus Pew-PointAdd to your cart.
Folder 4: Family Altar, June 1970:  Walking with the Good ShepherdAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Family Altar, May 1971:  Meditations on the Lord’s PrayerAdd to your cart.
Folder 6: Today, Feb. 1972:  Matthew for Our TimeAdd to your cart.
Folder 7: Today, Sept. 1972:  Alive in ChristAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Today, April 1973:  Moments in MarkAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Today, Oct. 1973:  Faith for Life’s CrisesAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Today, Sept. 1974:  Precious PromisesAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Today, Sept. 1975:  Time of Your LifeAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Today, Nov. 1977:  Special Kind of FaithAdd to your cart.
Folder 13: Today, Oct. 1978:  Meeting Our SaviorAdd to your cart.
Folder 14: Today, July 1979:  Touched by GraceAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Today, Feb. 1981:  Children of the Heavenly FatherAdd to your cart.
Folder 16: Today, July 1983:  Our Great ConfessionAdd to your cart.
Folder 17: Today, Feb. 1986:  Growing GraciouslyAdd to your cart.
Folder 18: Today, Aug. 1990:  Looking BackAdd to your cart.
Folder 19: Bible Outlines:  God Said So.  Young Calvinist for Young Calvinettes, 1962-1963Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Bible Outlines:  Federation Messenger, Philippians, Philemon, I, II, and III John --- September 1978 - March 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Bible Outlines:  Federation Messenger, II Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, 1980-1981Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Bible Outlines:  Federation Messenger, I and II Thess.Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Insight, I’d like to have you meet NN --- April 1974Add to your cart.

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Call Letters, 1939-1972],
[Series 2: Letters Sent Home When Overseas During WWII, 1943-1945],
[Series 3: Military Orders, WWII, 1943-1945],
[Series 4: WWII Period. Press Releases - C.B.I. Theater, 1943-1945],
[Series 5: Back to God Hour Meditations and Bible Outlines, 1962-1990],
[Series 6: Pastor Peter's Diary and Radio Messages, 1941-1979],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous Material - Diaries and Correspondence, 1933-1992],
[All]


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